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CSPAN
Feb 16, 2013 9:15am EST
2, lessons i've learned in a combat hospital. at 1:30 cnn's chief washington correspondent jake tamper on the war in afghanistan from the outpost. 2:45 presidential historian kevin thomas on ike's glove. at 4:00 pillage a prize-winning historian gerri willis asks why priests. the savannah book festival part of three days of booktv this president's day weekend on c-span2. >> now on booktv ben shapiro contends liberals are guilty of bullying their opposition and creating an environment that discourages political debate. this heritage foundation event is a little under an hour. [applause] >> pleasure to be here. i am a huge fan of heritage foundation, everything they do. one townauld.com was part of heritage foundation it occurs to become a syndicated column. i have a fourth book before "bullies" that is prime-time propaganda, fear and intimidation, i spoke here at heritage for that too. i am also the editor at large of bright barred news and hosted radio locally in los angeles and if you have and ipad and continue, 69 in the morning pacific time. let's talk about andrew bright bar
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
checking the news on their phones are going to cnn or watching c-span. these are all things cultivated in that. turns out the police are not only played historically significant role, let a fascinating life, that the influence he yielded still goes to that. the reason people don't remember pulitzer today is because in some ways his accomplishment is so happenstance. we are so used to what it is. in the 19th century, printing was the internet. we all go well, i can book a ticket now and every day we exclaim the idea of getting news today quickly and easily are all commonplace things and we don't think it's such a big deal and evaluating. i'm not sure all americans remember who morgan was for her carnegie ways. bridges made with steel was a carnegie gift. reason cars powered by oil, the world that rockefeller built and used in a financial system consuming is built on our system developed and created by people flake pulitzer. he came to the united states as a mercenary soldier. the birthdate of soldiers and their two european recruited single young men promising passage. like many veteran
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
, the notion of americans checking the news on their phones or going to cnn or watching c-span. these things were cultivated in that period sauternes out pulitzer played a historically significant role and the fascinating life that made for great reading but the influence he yielded is with us today. the reason people don't remember pulitzer today as much is in some ways his accomplishment is so happenstance. we're so used to what it is. in the nineteenth century, printing was the internet. i can book a ticket now or everyday -- all commonplace things we don't think it's such a great deal and in some way i am not sure americans remember who morgan was or who rockefeller was or who carnegie was but we drive across a bridges made with steel, that is the carnegie gift, using cars powered by oil, all the world that rockefeller built and using a financial system built on morgan and consuming news built on a system developed and created by people like pulitzer. pulitzer was born in the 1840s and came to the united states as a mercenary soldier to fight in the vietnam-the civil war. they went to re
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 4:30pm EST
of americans, you know, checking the news on their phones or going to cnn or watching c-span. these are all things ever cultivated in that time. so it turns out that pulitzer not only played a historic the significant role in the 19th century, led a fascinating life which makes for great reading, but the influence he wielded is still with us today. and the reason people don't remember pulitzer today is because in some ways his accomplishments as a happenstance now. in the 19th century printing was the internet. we all go, well, i can book a ticket or have this bill gadget and every day we explain. and so the idea of getting news today quickly and easily are all commonplace things, and we don't think it is such a big deal in evaluating it, and in some way and not so sure all americans will remember who morgan was or who rockefeller was or who carnegie was, yet we drive across bridges made with steel. that is the carnegie gift. we used cars powered by oil. that is a world that rockefeller built, and we use a financial system built by morgan, and we are consuming is built on a system that was
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
of americans that are checking the news are going to cnn, these are all the laws that were cultivated in that period. so it turns out of the pulitzer not only played a gig historical significant letter which made for the reading of the influence that he yielded is with us today >> in some ways it is an accomplishment as to happenstance. we are used to what it is. 19th century, printing was the internet. we all say i can build a ticket now and every day we exclaim and so the idea of getting news today quickly and easily are commonplace and we don't think it is such a big deal in a dalia reading about and i am not so sure that all americans really remember who she was or who rockefeller was or carnegie yet we drive across the bridges made with steel using cars powered by the world that rockefeller built and we are using the financial system consuming the news built on the system that was developed and created in the 1840's he can to the united states as a soldier to fight in the civil war and the north needed soldiers and they went to europe and recruited single young men promising pass
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 7:30pm EST
of the most powerful and in the book, "the new york times", cnn, "the washington post", the ebs news all combined. the people read the world in the way that we read it now on cnn.com. so he suddenly at the height of his success started to go blind. sounded disturbed him, so he built a famous tower of silence for himself, room he could go in and get refuge from silence. his new york city mansion had a bedroom that was upgraded with separate walls, in case my glass to keep the noise out. if you are invited to have once with him and you ate your celery celery in a fashion that was too noisy, you would get a memo the next day they met next time you have lunch with mr. joseph pulitzer, no crunch crunch, please. he had one of the year yachts and the engines were put in a special part of the yachts of the sound wouldn't return. he basically went back and forth across the world. one of the most being an individual, one of the most daring was a man who said you cannot flee e.g. a geographical solution with your problems. so joseph pulitzer stands up when his daughter had her surgery, a leader had
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 7:00pm EST
what they're doing. i will, um, watch the cable news shows, usually flipping between cnn, fox and msnbc partly because i want to hear what's happening, but also was i want to hear -- because i want to hear how they're spinning it, what their views are. probably by the time i get home at night i already know the news stories because i'm getting e-mail blasts from friends or i'm connected to various web sites that will present various news as it comes. my views tend to be more on the progressive side, so i'll read things like slate or the huffington post. what i think i do, um, even if i try to separate the parts that i do because i'm an academic and that i do as a citizen is kind of what we suggest in the book which i think we need to be news grazers. we need to sample from different sources. and i should add in that list "the daily show." i'm a regular viewer. >> host: what's the importance of the daily show, in your view, dean? >> guest: i think right now "the daily show" and to a somewhat lesser extent "the colbert report," both speak truth to power better than any journalist outlet t
CSPAN
Feb 23, 2013 9:00pm EST
your questions. [applause] >> there will be a microphone so raise your hand. because of cnn we will be sure you have the microphone when you start speaking and start with a student question. if you want to give a speech , see me afterwards but if you have a question this is a good time. >> teeeighteen thank you for today. i am a first-year student in grad school you deliberately intentionally went to saudi arabia to emerge self and culture something not many of us would have the opportunity to do. what if anything are they in the realm of public diplomacy for westerners to understand them? >> that is a good question. i think they are giving a few tourist pieces, but not much. i dunno it may exist the student exchanges the u.s. brings them here on the state department jurors and i met a young man who had been very conservative confessed to beating up his brother for listening to music he was of sharia law graduate and came on line in an illegal tour of the u.s. and a complete lee changed his mind. it was the first time i ever knew that a woman could have her head uncovered and n
CSPAN
Feb 24, 2013 1:15am EST
morgan, head john stuart, as cnn and we have our old friend here from c-span filming this event so people from the united states can benefit from what you have to say. just to kickstart how did you come up with a fascinating and interesting book "radical" and where does the name come from? >> guest: i think the genesis of the name is interesting that when i first got to d.c. fellow was performing in the most defunct glad -- dysfunctional district in the nation that was a widely known truce. i did things that i thought were obvious for school districts in that state, a closing low performing schools, moving out in the affected employees, cutting the bureaucracy in half and as i was taking these steps people started to say she is a firebrand, a radical, a controversial and i thought really? finally i said if reconnaissance to a dysfunctional system makes me a radical then i am okay without. that was embracing that concept for the name of the book. >> host: some people call you anti-teacher but there are many teachers that are really like you. which is it? to they love you or hate you? >> gu
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 10:00pm EST
many of you saw my interview with pearce morgan on cnn. what he does, his tactic has always been to go up there and then say that whoever opposes him on gun policy, he did this to newt gingrich last night, whoever opposes him on gun policy, it's because they don't give a damn about the dead kids in sandy hook. it is a vile, reprehensible, disgusting tactic. but it really is a microcosm of what the left does on a regular basis. i can't remember the last time that the left didn't use this tactic. when president obama trots out 7 yielders to stand -- 7-year-olds to stand behind him as he's announcing gun control legislation, and then he puts on the white house web site videos of these same 7-year-olds reading letters to the president clearly written by their parents, and i'm unaware of the point in which 7-year-olds became the best guide to solving these problems in the country. we are supposed to make policy like a 7-year-old would. so when you have a little girl in a red dress shouting into the camera no guns, no guns as president obama does, we are supposed to take that at face value.
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 8:30am EST
cnn's ivan watson watched a team of haitian rescuers tried to free an 11 year-old girl whose legs were pinned under concrete. they could reach her but they didn't have equipment to get her out the that every child can grossly with powdered concrete wailed. without blood for transfusion, they have petitioned would kill there. washington his voice shaking until the anger in atlanta on individual there's a hotel, a lot of foreigners were staying at. they are there are dozens of americans and rescuers their working to rescue at least one woman named sarah who is trapped within it hard raintree screen from the rubble stops them cold but it was international attention, she died of her injuries. there are many reasons for this. most foreign rescuers arrived without clear orders were to go. the haitian government had no reporting mechanism in place for those in need, and it was no formal coronation of richard efforts either between international organizations or between the generals best task force with the haitian government. foreign officials near the headquarters hotel montana and the super
CSPAN
Feb 20, 2013 9:00pm EST
to take them back. if you can imagine, not a single one on cnn a single white on land. we had to find the different places for the sailors and the people. but i think the main thing -- well, the main thing at that time was listening to these people because they wanted to talk. there were young men. they had no idea. and they've wanted to talk about their families. the one to talk about the mother's spirit and was thinking the other night, i don't think any of them ever talked about the future because they were unsure what the future was. i know, i sat for hours and hours talking to the hangman, many of whom, most of whom were lost about life and what it meant and what they wished they had appreciated more. so i really think that that was part of the world in those days, just visiting, listening to the people. we were having a hard time doing and so the queen -- you know her as the queen mum, queen elizabeth's mother came to plymouth. i'm sure she came. but she came on our but. and so that she could make us look more legitimate, more excepted as a part of the navy. very good effort to
CSPAN
Feb 23, 2013 8:00am EST
a couple busy days from last evening, jon stewart, cnn's piers morgan, and we're really delighted to have our old friends here from c-span filming this event so that many people from across the united states can benefit from a lot of what michelle has to say. so just to kick start it this evening, michelle, how did you come up with a fascinating and interesting book, "radical," and where does this interesting name come from? >> so i think the genesis of the name is an interesting one in that when i first got to d.c. it was the lowest performing and most dysfunctional school district in the entire nation, and that was a pretty widely-known truth. and, um, so i started doing things that i thought were of course for a school district in that kind of state. i, you know, started closing low performing schools, moving out ineffective employees, um, cutting the central office bloapted bureaucracy in half, and as i was taking all of these steps and measures, people started saying, well, she's a firebrand, she's radical, she's so controversial. and i thought, really? [laughter] and, you know, afte
CSPAN
Feb 24, 2013 11:00am EST
] >> there will be a speaker, a microphone on either i/o. so if you'll just raise your hand, and because of cnn, want to make sure you have the microphone in your hand when you start speaking. we're going to start with this question. if you want to give a speech, and maybe see me afterwards. if you have a question, this is a good time for it. >> thank you so much for today. my name is erin, a first-year student in a grad school. you deliberately, intentionally went to saudi arabia to immerse yourself in a culture, something not many of us will have an opportunity to do. my question for you is what if anything is saudi arabia doing in the realm of public diplomacy to help westerners better understand that? >> that's a good question. what is saudi arabia doing in the realm of public diplomacy i think they are doing a few tourist visas, but not match. and i don't know. it may exist some kind of student exchanges. i know the u.s. rings saudi students here on the state department tours. and i met a young man they are who actually had a very conservative, who confess to beating his brother in the 80s and he was a
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 9:00am EST
the media we now swimming every day. the notion of americans checking is on their phones are going to cnn or watching c-span picked his relatives thinks cultivated in that. good it turns out pulitzer nonelected and historical row, let a fascinating life are good at reading, the influence yielded solicitous today. the recent people.member pulitzer because accomplishment is so happenstance. in the 19th century, printing with the internet. but zero well, i can book a ticket now and every day we exclaim cover city eight years getting is quickly and easily are a commonplace things that i don't think it's a cheap ato and evaluating it. i'm not so sure of americans remember burkett was a rockefeller or carnegie, yet yet we drive across bridges with steel. that's a carnegie kids. we used cars powered that will, it will rockefeller built them is the financial system and consuming is built on a system developed and created by people at pulitzer. pulitzer came to the united states and unearthing the soldiers and they went to europe and he didn't really see any action. like many veterans after the wa
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
tactics and left. example of this. i don't know how many of you saw my interview with peers morning on cnn, a very good example of this. what he does commit his tactic has always been to go up there and then say at whoever opposes a month and policy committee did this to newt gingrich last night , lover opposes among gun policy is because they don't give a damn about the dead kids in sandy hook. of weil, reprehensible, disgusting tactic. it really is a microcosm of what the west as a regular basis and i cannot remember the last time that elected not use this tactic when president obama trots out 7-year-old still stand behind him as he announces gun-control legislation and although white house website videos of the same children clearly written -- reading letters clearly written by their parents are aware of the point. are trying to let me policy like a seven euro would. no guns, no guns, no guns, no guns. we're supposed to take at face value. the left tactic is to try of victims and they claim that we hate the victims so that they can do what they want to do. the first thing they have to d
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 4:00pm EST
to the international space station under the soyuz program, and i saw that on cnn, and i figure that would be the way. if i can just find the money somehow, then i would be able to go to space. and it became an inspiration for me to build my company, and opposite i was able to do that, i looked at other possibilities, and i wanted to see if there is a way we can make this happen for everyone. i knew there will be probably million of other young girls who share this dream with me. and we looked at different options, and one was the export company which had just been formed, and i met with the founder, and he is my hero, actually, and he told me about his vision of the prize to inspire entrepreneurs to actually build space ships that would go to space. not government agencies but people in their garages. i thought that would be a really cool idea. you get entrepreneurs building spaceships and prove the government agencies they can do it better, cheaper, faster, and that's when entrepreneurship is about. that's how we became title sponsors of the prize, a $10 million prize for private companies to build
CSPAN
Feb 18, 2013 7:00pm EST
, homes, offices, many we equally gastly numbers inside, got far less attention. after the quake, cnn's ivan watched a team of haitian rescuers try to free a girl whose was under the concrete. they could reach her but didn't have equipment to carry out. the buried child wailed while the crew debated severing her leg but the amputation could kill her. watson told the anchor in atlanta, on a neighboring hill that's a hotel. a posh hotel, a lot of foreigners were staying at. there are dozens on american french rescuer there, working to rescue at least one woman named sarah who is trapped. then another heard-renting scream from the rubble stopped him cold. it took the rest of the day to find a generator and power saw to pull the girl out. she today of her injuries to days later. there are many reasons for this disparity. most foreign rescuer arrived without clear orders where to go. the hey shawn government had no reporting mechanism in place for those in need and there was no formal coordination of rescueert efforts between organizations or the u.s. task force and the haitian government.
CSPAN
Feb 19, 2013 7:00am EST
. today's after the quake one hill over from the hotel montana, cnn's ivan watson watched a team of haitian restaurant tried to free an 11 year-old girl whose legs were pinned under concrete. they could reach a but they didn't have equipment to get her out. the buried child, ghostly with powdered concrete wailed for the crew. without blood for transfusion the amputation could killer. watson, his voice shaking, told the anchor in atlanta, on a neighboring hill there's a posh hotel, and a lot of foreigners were staying at. there were dozens of americans, french and other rescuers working to rescue at least one woman named sarah who is trapped. another screen from the rubble stop them cold to even with international attention on her, it took the rest of the day to find a generator to power saw and pull the girl out. she died of her injuries two days later. there are reasons for this disparity. post when rescuers arrived without clear orders where to go. the haitian government had no reporting mechanism in place for those in need, and there was no formal coordination of rescue effort
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
to the missions of northern europe. it was done on racial base. all of asia and africa or extend as cnn's lyndon johnson of the voting rights three flintridge returners. about the law of the back. have to open up that were. the appeal of the national origins act which was a racial hierarchy the hazard it the% of legal immigration for citizens of three countries, england and ireland and germany. repeal that and a place in a first come first serve system for the whole world. went to the statue of liberty, it was it never again will the twin barriers a prestigious and privilege negate freedom and unconscious of and not quite 50 years, we have communities from all over the world. if you go to and naturalization ceremony it is one of the most inspiring things university. caribbean communities to assyrian communities, people from all over the world. no one to four to become a citizen. we are not only the pioneer democracy in the world does follow through some of because this is a an idea and mayor fellow citizens of the laboratory, all of us are in this together in the shrinking world end of the long
CSPAN
Feb 16, 2013 10:15am EST
was the network's chief white house correspondent 2009 until 2012 and just last month, left to join cnn as the chief washington correspondent and anchor of an upcoming daily news show. his book, "the outpost: an untold story of american valor", is about a 2009 battle in afghanistan. one magazine described it as perhaps the best afghanistan but to date. please welcome to the savannah book festival, jake tapper. [applause] >> thank you so much. i know sergeant burchfield who is in the book and his family are here. anybody who is in the book over there, there she is, hello. he and his son and i believe everything is set. also, but he is a national guardsman. he was training afghan soldiers and gave his life trying to save an afghan soldier six years ago tomorrow. in any case, anybody who is here whose lives are chronicled in the book or lives of loved ones are chronicled in the book, it means so much when they do turn out much when they do turn out and come to visit us. please come over and introduce yourself after the event. i am not a likely person to have written the war book. i have co
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 12:00am EST
.to . .chief washington correspondent, scheduled to start his new show on cnn "the lead," in march. after that, evan thomas is next, "ike's bluff" delves into the policy decisions made by president eisenhower that kept the cold war cold. live coverage concludes with well-known historian and cultural critic gary wills. the newest book is "why priest," and in that, the pretty ser prize winning historian questions whether the priesthood is a necessary component of christianity today. up next, al gore talking about his most recent book "the future," and this is live coverage on booktv on c-span2. [inaudible conversations] we have heard from james patterson and mbc's hoe do hoed and we still have more than 30 renowned authors speaking at six different venues in and around telfair square today. it's an embarrassment of riches, and we must thank the city of savannah department of cultural affairs, festival sponsors, literati members and individual donors for their support. it is because of them that we are able to bring you these esteemed telfair authors for free. if you enjoyed today's speakers and
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